Ensuring that France’s Hellfest will at all times have a Lemmy presence, pageant organizers have revealed a brand new statue for this 12 months’s version that replaces the outdated one which had been in place.
Following the Motorhead frontman’s loss of life in 2015, organizers determined to have a sculpture created to honor the musician at their pageant, and the preliminary piece went up six years in the past, however had began to undergo some plaster crumbling.
The brand new sculpture was the work of artist Caroline Brisset, who accepted the problem of constructing the brand new Lemmy statue for the Hellfest in Clisson, France. You’ll be able to see Brissett posing in entrance of the Lemmy statue beneath.
“Nice statue/monument of Lemmy being offered at Hellfest, France,” acknowledged Lemmy’s former bandmate Mikkey Dee, sharing pictures as properly. “I am unable to wait to return again to certainly one of my favourite festivals in Europe.” Competition organizers additionally shared a picture with the remark, “Welcome again Lemmy.” See a number of photographs and feedback beneath.
Lemmy Kilmister died simply days after his seventieth birthday on Dec. 29, 2015. The musician was a beloved determine in rock and steel, discovering some success within the early ’70s with Hawkwind earlier than ultimately forming his personal band Motorhead, who launched 23 studio albums.
Lemmy’s bigger than life persona was additionally saluted at his favourite Hollywood hold, the Rainbow Bar and Grill, the place a fan-funded statue created by artist Travis Moore is presently located close to the patio bar space of the restaurant.
Images of Lemmy Kilmister By way of the Years